Women may one day have a more accurate, less expensive means of detecting breast cancer, thanks in part to software developed by two South Dakota State University computer science professors. Microwave tomography imaging, or MTI, has the potential...
3/14/2013 4:00 PM EDT
South Dakota State University cell biologist Shalini Low-Nam received a National Institutes of Health fellowship to study protein receptors interacting within the membrane of a living cell. Her work focuses on a protein receptor called the...
2/22/2013 6:00 PM EST
Three South Dakota scientists were part of the West Antarctica Ice Sheet Divide Ice Core project team which made history this year by retrieving additional ice from the main borehole. The South Dakota State University Ice Core and Environment...
2/8/2013 3:55 PM EST
A taste for apples, a September 1978 issue of Popular Mechanics and a bumper crop of fruit combined to create the holiday tradition of making apple cider for two South Dakota families and their friends.
11/21/2012 4:45 PM EST
Using satellite imaging data from 2000 to the present, Michael Wimberly, senior scientist at the Geographic Information Science Center of Excellence at South Dakota State University, is testing an early warning system for West Nile virus risk in...
10/31/2012 10:00 AM EDT
An American Society of Microbiology fellowship has fueled an undergraduate student’s interest in infectious disease research and has sparked her passion for South Dakota State University and the opportunities it offers.
10/23/2012 1:55 PM EDT
South Dakota State University professor Nancy Fahrenwald seeks to acquaint Native Americans with life-saving kidney donation options through work with Sanford's new Collaborative Research Center for American Indian Health.
10/17/2012 6:15 PM EDT
Kasiviswanathan Muthukumarappan was named a fellow of the American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers at the society's annual conference. He attributes his success to teamwork and collaboration.
10/12/2012 4:00 PM EDT
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Far-sighted data policy and cloud computing are leading to the “democratization of satellite mapping,” one expert says — and the payoff will be wider access to information about the earth via platforms such as the new Google Earth Engine, a...
3/24/2011 5:00 PM EDT
Crafting oat varieties suitable for horses and other livestock is priority for plant breeders at South Dakota State University. But horses are having to make room at the trough for humans as scientists continue to learn more about the health...
3/24/2011 4:45 PM EDT
A fresh look at the safety systems for current and future nuclear power plants may be the silver lining in the current crisis involving nuclear reactors damaged in the March 11 earthquake and tsunami that struck Japan. Physicist Robert J. McTaggart,...
3/16/2011 3:30 PM EDT